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Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

October 20, 2014

CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, MD, said  at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here.

The Affordable Care Act does not allow patients to freely choose health insurance or health care services in a free-market economy, according to Paul (R-Ky.).

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LUMINOUS study interim results show VA preserved with ranibizumab

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — One- and 2-year follow-up data indicate expected preservation of visual acuity with relatively few injections of ranibizumab in patients with neovascular…
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Endophthalmitis prophylaxis controversial in US, not Europe

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — Intracameral antibiotics may be the future for endophthalmitis prophylaxis, but further research is needed, a speaker said here.“It is…
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Follow a checklist to help decide what to do with estate life insurance

October 20, 2014
Before recent changes in estate laws, it was common for attorneys, financial planners and insurance agents to recommend purchasing life insurance — commonly called…
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Careful planning can still lead to great opportunities in ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Depending on where one touches the elephant, the perception on the current environment and future opportunity for…
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When considering new technology, think about the three stakeholders

October 2, 2014
At the upcoming AAO meeting, we will see a variety of new devices and drugs that will excite us, challenge our current…
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CorT measures total corneal power

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, gives an update on the latest…
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